Vernon, Indiana Population 2021

14,668
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Vernon is a city located in Jennings County Indiana. Vernon has a 2020 population of 14,668. It is also the county seat of Jennings County. Vernon is currently growing at a rate of 3.28% annually and its population has increased by 33.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,026 in 2010. Vernon reached it's highest population of 14,668 in 2021.

The average household income in Vernon is $91,183 with a poverty rate of 4.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $996 per month, and the median house value is $179,900. The median age in Vernon is 38 years, 38.4 years for males, and 37.4 years for females.

Vernon Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Vernon was:

  • White: 90.69%
  • Black or African American: 6.11%
  • Two or more races: 3.20%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Vernon, Indiana is 14,668 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,270.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,026.

Vernon, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,69190.69%
Black or African American7886.11%
Two or More Races4123.20%
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Vernon Population by Race

Vernon Population Pyramid $2021

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Vernon Median Age

38


Total

38.4


Male

37.4


Female

Vernon Adults

There are 9,628 adults, (1,641 of whom are seniors) in Vernon.

Vernon Age Dependency

61.4

Age Dependency Ratio

20.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Vernon Sex Ratio

Female

6,556

50.86%

Male

6,335

49.14%

Vernon Population by Age

Vernon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Vernon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Male91.6%8.4%
Married91.5%8.5%
All84.4%15.6%
Non Family68.3%31.7%

84.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Vernon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,9222.6284.4
Married2,7513.2591.5
Non Family1,5891.2768.3
Male3563.3391.6
Female2263.28100

3.22

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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Vernon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade410.48%
9th to 12th Grade4415.13%
High School Graduate2,16825.20%
Some College1,75820.44%
Associates Degree6787.88%
Bachelors Degree2,77032.20%
Graduate Degree7468.67%
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Vernon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Vernon Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,8867,4043,211
Black41241266
2+ Races15815893
Hispanic146146146

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

Vernon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,167$57,473$42,040
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$36,339$49,849$
Some College$41,964$45,417$39,099
Bachelors Degree$63,861$81,552$53,015
Graduate Degree$59,810$63,833$58,563

$50,167

Average Earnings

$57,473

Average Male

$42,040

Average Female

Vernon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Vernon Language by Age

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Vernon Language

96.55% of Vernon residents speak only English, while 3.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.30% of the population.

Vernon Language

Vernon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,2453613.21%
Black75616121.30%

4.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.20%

Male Poverty Rate

3.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Vernon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Vernon is Black, with 21.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Vernon is White, with 3.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.54%.

Vernon Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.28%
High School7.47%
Some College2.38%
Bachelors or Greater1.31%

Vernon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed53.49%
Female Employed0.48%
Male Employed0.00%

Vernon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Vernon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$84,474$91,183
Families$94,874$108,601
Married Families$101,658-
Non Families$46,967$52,717
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Income by Household Type

Vernon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.3%

Male Marriage Rate

57.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Vernon Married by Age and Sex

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Vernon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Vernon Marital Status by Race

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Vernon Marital Status

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926

Number of Veterans

926

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam284
Second Gulf War225
First Gulf War210
Korea90
World War II

Vernon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54358
65 to 74233
75+168
18 to 34100
55 to 6467

Vernon Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8039.08%
Black12329.85%

Vernon Veterans by Race

Vernon Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Vernon Veterans by Education

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73%

Labor Force Participation

71.8%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

Vernon Employment by Age

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Vernon Employment by Race

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Vernon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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71.38%

Born in Vernon

97.39%

Native Born

2.61%

Foreign Born

1.57%

Non Citizen

1.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.39% of Vernon residents were born in the United States, with 71.38% having been born in Indiana. 1.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Vernon Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202114,6684663.28%
202014,2024663.39%
201913,7364663.51%
201813,2703502.71%
201712,9203783.01%
201612,5425104.24%
201512,0323482.98%
201411,6843082.71%
201311,3762021.81%
201211,1741331.20%
201111,041150.14%
201011,0260.00%

Vernon Population by Year